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Each year Oklahoma's wheat producers and the Oklahoma Wheat Commission sponsor the Oklahoma "Best of Wheat" (formerly Wheatheart) Bread Baking Contest held at the Oklahoma State Fair. From this event more than 100 entries from counties all across the state compete for Oklahoma's Best Breads. A "Best of Wheat" cookbook is produced each year with the top five winning recipes in each class in the Junior and Senior divisions.

2019 "Best of Wheat" Bread Baking:  County Contest Rules
2019 "Best of Wheat" Bread Baking:  State Contest Rules


Announcing the newest edition of the Oklahoma’s Best Breads cookbook!  We hope you will use these recipes in your own kitchen as you savor the aroma and discover the fun of baking fresh bread. To request the hard copy version of the 2018 State "Best of Wheat" Contest, contact the Oklahoma Wheat Commission office at (405) 608-4350, e-mail us at, or for an electronic version:  



Cookbook done in partnership with the Wheat Foods Council. Hope you will enjoy the 9 new yummy recipes!

Recipe for the cinnamon rolls and bread that the OWC has become famous for

Mark's Whole-Grain Wheat Bread

6 lbs. White flour
5 lbs. Whole-wheat flour
3 c. brown sugar
5 c. powdered milk
4 Tbsp. salt
3 Tbsp. yeast
Mix dry ingredients together in mixer.
In a separate bowl mix together the following:
5 c. warm water
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. yeast
Let stand until yeast begins to work. Add to dry ingredients in mixer. Mix about 30 seconds. Add the following:
2 c. oil
3/4 c. molasses
5 c. warm water
Adjust water to achieve dough consistency. Allow dough to double in size and punch down. Divide dough into 1 1/2 lb. loaves. Bake at 330 degrees for 26 minutes. Yields 12 to 14 loaves.


 Bread & Cinnamon Roll Recipe - smaller quantity.

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(405) 608-4350 Office
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